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Date: Thu, 05 May 2011 18:06:13 +0800
From: Eugene Teo <>
CC: "Steven M. Christey" <>
Subject: Re: CVE requests - kernel network vulns

On 02/18/2010 01:12 PM, Eugene Teo wrote:
> 1) gre: fix netns vs proto registration ordering
> "GRE protocol receive hook can be called right after protocol addition
> is done. If netns stuff is not yet initialized, we're going to oops in
> net_generic().
> This is remotely oopsable if ip_gre is compiled as module and packet
> comes at unfortunate moment of module loading."
> 2) tunnels: fix netns vs proto registration ordering
> "Same stuff as in ip_gre patch: receive hook can be called before netns
> setup is done, oopsing in net_generic()."

Josh, can you please assign two CVEs for these? Thanks.


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